The Easiest Way to Make a Great First Impression at a New Job

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Starting a new job is exciting, but heading into your workplace the first time can also be a nerve-racking experience. After all, you are going to meet a lot of new people and you probably want to make the best first impression possible with each and every one. Luckily, there is something you can do… Read more »


Should I Take This Job?

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Finding a new job can feel like an arduous task. You may be unemployed and have only a limited amount of time to secure a new income, or you could be frustrated in your current role and seeking a speedy exit. When a job offer comes along, it can be tempting to say yes immediately…. Read more »


How to Inspire Others When You’re in a Rut

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As a leader in your organization, you are commonly tasked with keeping your team motivated to be at their best. However, if you find yourself in a rut and are struggling to keep yourself inspired, the idea of keeping your team’s energy levels up may seem daunting. Being in a rut is a challenge in… Read more »


Could Connecting with Your Coworkers on Social Media Hurt Your Career?

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In today’s working world, having a strong professional network is a must. Many people use social media to connect with others in their industry, including their current coworkers. But is connecting with your coworkers on social media a smart move? Could it even hurt your career? Before you reach out, here’s what you need to… Read more »


How to Negotiate Your Salary When You’re New to the Workforce

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When you are new to the workforce, the idea of negotiating your salary can be intimidating. It isn’t uncommon to question your worth or worry that requesting more money will lead a company to rescind their offer. Plus, the process can be somewhat uncomfortable, making younger professionals even more reluctant to attempt to negotiate. But,… Read more »


Smart Things You Should Ask Your Boss When You Get a New Assignment

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When your boss gives you a new task to integrate into your routine, the idea of asking questions may seem intimidating. After all, you don’t want to both them with minutia and may be inclined to believe they provided you with all of the information you need to get the job done right. But, there… Read more »


Our Tips for Making Small Talk with Clients

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While many people find it easy to make small talk in casual situations, when it comes to these simple conversations with clients, the experience can be uncomfortable. Usually, small talk is just a prelude to more serious discussions, often involving money, so the conversations are often more about killing time until the important part begins…. Read more »


How to Get Noticed in a Competitive Market Like Silicon Valley

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When you need to stand out in a sea of qualified candidates, it’s critical that you handle your job search properly. Often, this involves going beyond the traditional approach of submitting your resume to announced vacancies. Instead, you need to manage your job search in a manner that more closely resembles what it is, a… Read more »


Will Staying in a Job You Hate Make You Stronger?

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At some point in nearly every career, a person finds themselves in a job they dislike or even loathe. While being in a position you hate may seem torturous, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have value, as long as you view it in the right light. In fact, staying in a job you hate can… Read more »


Ready to Become the Most Likeable Person in Your Office?

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Work environments are innately tricky often because they bring together a collection of personalities who all have to work together towards a common goal. Everyone from managers to entry-level workers needs to get along. Otherwise, it can be hard to meet your collective objectives. Luckily, there are things you can do to ease the strain… Read more »